Definition of Crank handle

1. Noun. Crank used to start an engine.

Exact synonyms: Starting Handle
Generic synonyms: Crank, Starter



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crank Handle

craniotomy
craniotonoscopy
craniotrypesis
craniotympanic
cranium
cranium cerebrale
cranium viscerale
craniums
crank
crank angle
crank angle degree
crank angle degrees
crank angles
crank call
crank caller
crank handle (current term)
crank letter
crank out
crank science
crank up
crank uped
crankarm
crankarms
crankbird
crankbirds
crankcase
crankcases
cranked
cranked up
cranker

Literary usage of Crank handle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1908)
"for electric bonds, etc., the crank-handle shaft has sprocket wheels with ... On the machine (as on some of the crank-handle drills) is a tool grinder. ..."

2. Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering by D. Appleton and Company, Oliver Byrne (1852)
"... it inserted ш the groo ve^ T 7u"eoL Ou the other side ol ™co с • • E is a crank-handle. os. j£*2**r on the main-ehaft, ..."

3. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"Passing through this is a shaft which engages the engine shaft, the same as the crank handle formerly did. Within the cylinder is a stationary head; ..."

4. Stresses in Wire-wrapped Guns and in Gun Carriages: By Lieutenant Colonel by Colden L'Hommedieu Ruggles (1916)
"Force on the Crank-Handle Required to Produce in a given Time a given Angular Velocity of the Rotating Parts. — To attain a given angular velocity starting ..."

5. First Call: Guide Posts to Berlin by Arthur Guy Empey (1918)
"Grasp the crank handle with right hand, and pull back as far as it will go. Holding the crank handle in this position, grasp the tag end of the belt with ..."

6. Trench Warfare: A Manual for Officers and Men by Joseph Shuter Smith (1917)
"There are four common stoppages, distinguished by the position of the crank handle. Remedy: (1) Pull crank handle back and belt to the left, let go crank ..."

7. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1850)
"Rotary motion is communicated by these means to the drill from the crank handle B, while the smallness of the space required for the pinion admits of the ..."

8. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1908)
"for electric bonds, etc., the crank-handle shaft has sprocket wheels with ... On the machine (as on some of the crank-handle drills) is a tool grinder. ..."

9. Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering by D. Appleton and Company, Oliver Byrne (1852)
"... it inserted ш the groo ve^ T 7u"eoL Ou the other side ol ™co с • • E is a crank-handle. os. j£*2**r on the main-ehaft, ..."

10. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"Passing through this is a shaft which engages the engine shaft, the same as the crank handle formerly did. Within the cylinder is a stationary head; ..."

11. Stresses in Wire-wrapped Guns and in Gun Carriages: By Lieutenant Colonel by Colden L'Hommedieu Ruggles (1916)
"Force on the Crank-Handle Required to Produce in a given Time a given Angular Velocity of the Rotating Parts. — To attain a given angular velocity starting ..."

12. First Call: Guide Posts to Berlin by Arthur Guy Empey (1918)
"Grasp the crank handle with right hand, and pull back as far as it will go. Holding the crank handle in this position, grasp the tag end of the belt with ..."

13. Trench Warfare: A Manual for Officers and Men by Joseph Shuter Smith (1917)
"There are four common stoppages, distinguished by the position of the crank handle. Remedy: (1) Pull crank handle back and belt to the left, let go crank ..."

14. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1850)
"Rotary motion is communicated by these means to the drill from the crank handle B, while the smallness of the space required for the pinion admits of the ..."

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